Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
pakistani girl shot by the taliban. her first message to the public next. >>> it's all about safety on the slopes. this will be a must-see report card for skiers and boarders he is pegs ly for parents. >> the first ever grading system every ski resort in the state has. >> reporter: only one ski resort in the state got an "f" for safety and the highest mark was a "b." we took to the slopes to get a firsthand look at hazards this new report identifies. >> this is a fixed cable. >> reporter: from cables at neck height. run down chair lifts to exposed metal poles. >> who is going to hit it downhill? >> reporter: a former ski patroller who has been involved in several injury lawsuits against the industry. >> the fences and the hazard marking and the signing and all that stuff is up there. but when you look at it closely, some of it's incredibly dangerous. >> reporter: to help people know about potential dangers on the mountain, he led a team of researchers who made unannounced visits to every ski area. his findings became the basis to this report card by the ski and snowboard foundation.
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
with the taliban. is that a fantasy or is that something he truly believed? so those issues will be critical. >> reporter: now that undercover fbi agent is with the south bay joint terrorism task force in san jose. he is charged with the attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. live in san jose, i'm arturo santiago, nbc bay area news. >>> now let's it turn your attention to new details on the man and his past linked to high-power weapons. we started digging as soon as the story broke. tony kovaleski joins us now with exclusive investigation on 0 his criminal background, his mental history and why, tony, he was able to get out of jail after serving only one year of a six-year sentence. i know you talked to a source with intimate knowledge of this man. >> reporter: jessica, we've learned a great deal through court records and a variety of sources. he served in the marines but not a full term. he was discharged for medical reasons. he spent some time with family about three years ago in arizona before returning to san jose, according to his former attorney. the legal troubles started shor
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
was cleared of any misconduct. in afghanistan a top taliban commander has been captured. afghan forces say they arrested muhammad. officials believe he's behind several large attacks in pakistan. raj? >> thank you, janel. new tonight at 6:00, about 200 pages of transcripts from private hearings in the chandra levy case are public. attorneys for the man convicted of her murder says the case against him is built on a lie. the pages are heavily blacked out but his lawyers will will demand a new trial. modesto intern chandra levy disappeared in washington, d.c., in 2001 while interning for gary condit. the man was convicted of killing her primarily on the testimony of a prison informant. today's records indicate prosecutors learned a year ago there was a problem with a witness and defense attorneys are outraged that prosecutors didn't share that information for months. >>> it might be hard to believe but the federal minimum wage is lower right now accounting for inflation than it was 30 years ago under president reagan. president obama would like to raise the national minimum wage to $9 an hou
Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
in california. the fbi says an undercover agent introduced himself as being affiliated with the taliban. >> it's not only causing an international controversy but a local one, as well. the alameda county sheriff's department is making another pitch to buy and use unmanned aerial droughns. jodi hernandez joins us this evening from oakland with the details. >> the alameda county sheriff's department could become the first agency in the state to deploy droughns. the debate took center stage at a board of supervisors committee meeting here today. civil rights advocates hope to ground the proposal before it has a chance to take off. >> you're looking at the 4.4 pound aerial droerngs the alameda county sheriff's department wants to buy it. the drone or what the sheriff calls a small unmanned aerial system would be used to give officers a bird's eye view at crime scenes and search and rescue operations. >> these things have a 25-minute capability flight time. so for 25 minutes, to search areas for lost children or elderly or alzheimer's patients, to search an area that would be very difficult. >> the